Morgan Stanley: “we expect 8 of the G10 central banks to remove a combined US$304 billion of securities on average, from private markets every month in 2021. ” – Zero Hedge
Incredible stat – don’t underestimate the bullish significance of central banks taking $3.7 trillion in 2021 from private markets. On Moneytalks we’ve forecasted 40,000 plus on the Dow for 7 years (in writing) – this will be a significant driver but there are others – tune into Moneytalks for other key drivers that we’re watching.
Clients have long asked Peter Grandich for his insights on bitcoin, and the ballistic rise has made it important for him to provide some important thoughts. ~ Ed.
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In the latest big move to incorporate crypto by traditional finance, 550 coins will appear in the new indexes from next year.
S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), a joint venture between S&P Global, the CME Group and News Corp, will debut cryptocurrency indexes in 2021, it has confirmed.
In a press release on Dec. 3, S&P Dow Jones Indices described Bitcoin and altcoins as an “emerging asset class.”
Bitcoin and altcoins hit Wall St. finance
The firm will partner with Lukka, a U.S. blockchain data provider, to launch the indexes, which will cover a reported 550 cryptocurrencies.
“With digital assets such as cryptocurrencies becoming a rapidly emerging asset class, the time is right for independent, reliable and user-friendly benchmarks,” Peter Roffman, Global Head of Innovation and Strategy at S&P DJI, stated in the press release…CLICK for complete article
Despite 15% gains coming during a weekend, Monday simply delivers more of the same upside for Bitcoin prior to the Wall Street opening.
Bitcoin (BTC) returned to $19,000 on Nov. 30 as a weekend surge continued to produce fresh gains for investors and hodlers.
BTC price up 18% against weekly lows
Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView showed BTC/USD retaking another key psychological level during Monday trading.
The weekend had already produced major upside for the pair, which late last week dived to $16,300. By the start of Monday, $18,600 had appeared, with Bitcoin going on to deliver returns of at least 17% versus those lows.
As Cointelegraph reported, a giant $1,300 CME futures gap threatens to take the market lower, but buyers so far remain unfazed. At press time, highs above $19,200 were in progress with around half an hour to go before the start of trading on Wall Street…CLICK for complete article